Karen McCrary Soland, 77, of Macomb, IL passed away at 7:25 AM Saturday February 4, 2017. She was born September 26, 1939 in Chillicothe, MO to Lewis and Genevieve (Cain) An- derson. She was married to Jim McCrary, and later married Larry Soland .

Karen McCrary Soland, 77, of Macomb, IL passed away at 7:25 AM Saturday February 4, 2017. She was born September 26, 1939 in Chillicothe, MO to Lewis and Genevieve (Cain) An- derson. She was married to Jim McCrary, and later married Larry Soland .

Surviving are three chil- dren, Wendy (Patti Hei- dorn) McCrary of Lake Worth, FL; Robin (Rick) Severs of Macomb, IL; Michael (Robyn) McCrary of Springfield, OH; four grandchildren, Grant and Nick Severs; Kelsey and Paige McCrary.

Her parents and her sister Dana preceded her in death.

Karen had a passion for playing cards of any

kind. She had a particular love for duplicate bridge. So much so, that she achieved her ACBL Life Master ranking.

Karen was also a sports fanatic. If she wasn’t watching a sport on TV, she was following her grandchildren as they played softball, wrestling, golf, basketball and football. She was so proud to brag about their latest achievements of any kind.

Cremation Rites have been accorded. A cele- bration of Karen’s Life will be held on Wednesday February 8, 2017 at the Macomb Country Club from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Burial of ashes will be held privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family has requested you contribute in her honor to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Cen- ter, McDonough District Hospital, 505 E. Grant Street, Macomb, IL 61455. Dodsworth-Piper- Wallen Funeral Home is in charge of arrange- ments. Please sign the guestbook and leave condolences at www.dodsworthfh.com